Mauritius 1847 POST OFFICE

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Description

  • Issue Dates : 21 September 1847
  • Designed by : J. Barnard
  • Printed by : Mauritius
  • Print Process : Engraving on copper
  • Perforations : None
  • Watermark: none
  • Catalogue Stanley Gibbons N°s 1-2.

Portrait of Queen Victoria with diadem looking left. POST OFFICE vertical. Only a few subsist!

See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritius_%22Post_Office%22_stamps

Stamps

Orange-red proposed at 250,000 Deutsche Marks in 1977.
Deep blue